Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg sells $26.2M in stock
The COO trimmed her holdings, cashing in some shares at prices not seen since August.
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg is turning more of her paper wealth into actual wealth.
After the close of market today, Facebook disclosed in an SEC filing that Sandberg sold shares valued at more than $26.2 million.
The timing was good. She sold more than 946,588 shares at prices ranging from $27.39 to $27.90 -- a level that Facebook hasn't traded at since August. In fact, shares of Facebook have been on a tear in recent weeks, as Wall Street has embraced the company's we're-all-about-mobile message and the biggest so-calledtheir pre-IPO shares have passed. The stock, which rose 1.9 percent today to close at $27.49, has soared about 40 percent since early November.
This is not Sandberg's only stock sale, but it is her biggest to date. Most recently, she sold about cashed in $7.4 million worth.. And shortly before that, she